Asplenium nidus 'Narrow Leaf'
Native range: South Asia, South East Asia, Australia, Pacific Islands
Known names: Bird's Nest Fern
Hardiness: Best kept above 60°F
Mature Size: ~2' x 2' Indoors. MUCH larger in tropical areas outdoors.
Light: Bright indirect light, Lower light is acceptable but this fern will not be as robust. Avoid direct sun.
Water: Keep soil evenly moist, avoid applying water in the center of the plant. Will tolerate drying out for a VERY BRIEF period of time.
Soil: Standard potting soil, Long Fiber Sphagnum moss if mounted
Dormancy Period: N/A
Plant Size: 4" Pot, shipped semi-bare root.'
The Bird's Nest Fern can be grown either in a pot or mounted on wood planks. They will benefit from occasional misting. This is the narrow leaf verison of the standard Bird's Nest Fern.